I have been a member of the IRC since 2005. My husband Chris Steineger and I love to travel, have been to more than 50 countries, and host delegations for dinners at our home through the Global Ties KC organization. As well as being involved with Global Ties KC, Chris is a former IRC board member.
Additionally, I have given talks and programs on climate change, Green Schools, and environmental education in Armenia, the Republic of Georgia, and Germany. Recently, I traveled to Vietnam and Laos; the State Department funded two teacher-training workshops (one in each country, about 170 teachers total) on using art to teach environmental concepts. We also held community festivals in each location. The workshops were very well received – I learned as much as I taught (if not more), and we are working on future projects!
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